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After raising $4 million, rising startup star reveals why fundraising is the means not the end

After raising $4 million, rising startup star reveals why fundraising is the means not the end – StartupSmart

GO1, the education technology startup I co-founded, recently announced a $4 million raise. Inevitably an announcement like this triggers a stream of congratulations and questions on how to fundraise. I find it somewhat awkward to respond. Raising money should not be seen as an achievement in itself.

Want to be an Airbnb host? This Aussie start-up will help organise everything

Want to be an Airbnb host? This start-up will help organise everything

As the sharing economy permeates further into our daily lives – whether it be Uber, Deliveroo, Car next door or a growing list of others – a spate of new companies are emerging to feed off the extraordinary growth in these disruptive new online platforms. Airbnb has proven to be one of the fastest growing and most lucrative of the new access economy platforms, amassing over 3.5 million users in Australia since its launch in 2008.